City Lights Authors in the News

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Two-Way Mirror
A Poetry Notebook
David Meltzer

"SERPENT POWER: City Lights Looks Forward to David Meltzer's Two-Way Mirror: A Poetry Notebook"

Poetry Foundation's Harriet Blog profiles the work of David Meltzer, recently highlighted on the City Lights blog, where his newest work, Two-Way Mirror was previewed.

-Poetry Foundation's Harriet Blog Feb 23, 2015

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Women in Public
City Lights Spotlight No. 13
Elaine Kahn

"On Being-Hated: Damien Hurst, Alli Warren, Kissing the Wall"

A report from the Women in Public reading at City Lights bookstore as well as other observations by Trisha Low.

-SFMOMA Open Space Apr 8, 2015

"The Write Stuff: Elaine Kahn on Being in Between Things and Walking into Another Room"

Elaine Kahn, author of Women in Public, answers questions for the SF Weekly arts blog, Exhibitionist.

-SF Weekly Apr 2, 2015

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Rad American Women A-Z
Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!
Kate Schatz, Miriam Klein Stahl

"Featured in Fast Company"

"Turn Your Kid Into The Next Gloria Steinem With This Illustrated Feminist Primer" -- Fast Company

-Fast Company Apr 2, 2015

"Featured in Art Sheep"

"A Feminist Alphabet Created to Teach Kids About Important Women In History"

-Art Sheep Apr 2, 2015

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Beautiful Chaos
A Life in the Theater
Carey Perloff

"An excerpt on Indiewire's 'Women and Hollywood'"

Book Excerpt: Lessons from Dedicating Three Decades to a Life in the Theater

-Indiewire Apr 6, 2015

"Feature on Carey Perloff in the Los Angeles Times"

"Out of Carey Perloff's 'Chaos' comes theatrical harmony"

-Los Angeles Times Mar 27, 2015

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The Poetry Deal
San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 5
Diane di Prima

"Winner of NCIBA Poetry Award"

Booksellers in Northern California voted for their favorite books by local authors from last year. The Poetry Deal won the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association (NCIBA) Award for Poetry!

-NCIBA Apr 13, 2015

"Interview with Diane di Prima, SF Chronicle"

Jonah Raskin interviews Diane di Prima about her new book, The Poetry Deal.

-Jonah Raskin, SF Chronicle Nov 5, 2014

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Man Alive
A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man
Thomas Page McBee

"2015 Over the Rainbow List: 78 LGBT Books for Adult Readers"

Man Alive by Thomas Page McBee named a top ten favorite on the 2015 Over the Rainbow List from the ALA's GLBTRT, who's mission is to create a bibliography of books that exhibit commendable literary quality and significant authentic GLBT content and are recommended for adults over age 18.

-Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) Feb 1, 2015

"How Being Mugged at Gunpoint Changed This Trans Man's Life"

News report of HuffPost Live panel Thomas Page McBee took part in February 2015.

-Huffington Post Gay Voices Feb 5, 2015

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Lit Up Inside
Selected Lyrics
Van Morrison

"Book review by David Delegator on WVXU radio"

Listen to David Delegator on WVXU radio review Lit Up Inside: Selected Lyrics by singer/songwriter Van Morrison and Eamonn Hughes.

-WVXU Jan 30, 2015

Van Morrison: Lit Up Inside playlist on Aspen Public Radio

Andrea Young at Aspenbeat devotes half her show to the music included in Van Morrison's Lit Up Inside. (Begins at minute 34). She says, "The best part of the book is it immediately reconnects you with Morrison's amazing songwriting and performing talent.  And who wouldn't want to know which songs mean the most to someone of the stature and fame of Morrison."

-Andrea Young, Aspenbeat Dec 6, 2014

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Tender Buttons
The Corrected Centennial Edition
Gertrude Stein, Seth Perlow

"Twenty-two microreviews of "Tender Buttons" by Jacket2"

Jacket2 presents "microreviews" by various writers who reflect on this book that first appeared in print in 1914.

-Jacket2 Mar 10, 2015

"Harriet, blog of The Poetry Foundation"

Harriet gives Tender Buttons a nice shout out, linking to the City Lights podcast series recording of the San Francisco book event.

-Harriet May 7, 2014